NUS Computing - Tags /news/tags/49 Sun, 17 Dec 2017 11:03:16 +0800 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb comlimsi@nus.edu.sg (NUS) In a world first, Singapore-developed artificial intelligence system detects 3 major eye conditions /?id=2288:2017-fitsense-2 /?id=2288:2017-fitsense-2 Annual screenings for diabetic retinopathy to prevent vision loss will be more efficient, more accurate and more cost effective with the new artificial intelligence (AI) system developed by the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC), Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI) and National University of Singapore (NUS) School of Computing. The AI technology uses a Deep Learning System (DLS), which thinks and makes decisions like human intelligence, to differentiate those with and without the eye conditions.

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In a world first, Singapore-developed artificial intelligence system detects 3 major eye conditions Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:05:00 +0800
Cover-More acquires majority stake in NUS data analytics company FitSense /?id=2286:2017-fitsense /?id=2286:2017-fitsense FitSense’s data aggregation technology was first developed at the NUS School of Computing by a team including research engineer Alvaro Gauterin. Alvaro developed a data aggregation platform that was able to accurately capture data from wearable devices, with the purpose of using this to understand how exercise impacts health outcomes.

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Cover-More acquires majority stake in NUS data analytics company FitSense Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:05:00 +0800
Singapore drone frees your fingers to take photos /?id=2196:2017-xpose-drone /?id=2196:2017-xpose-drone As more people shoot pictures and videos from consumer drones, researchers in Singapore have found a way round the frustrating task of framing and taking photos while manually piloting the craft. The researchers from the National University of Singapore say their prototype, based on a Parrot Bebop quadcopter, relies mainly on a single monocular camera and works reliably even when there is no GPS signal.

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Singapore drone frees your fingers to take photos Wed, 06 Dec 2017 08:05:00 +0800
Meet Nipun Bhatia – the man whose algorithms power the pricing on Walmart.com /?id=2194:2017-nipun-bhatia /?id=2194:2017-nipun-bhatia Nipun Bhatia, built the pricing platform of Walmart.com from ground up. He is now the Chief Technology Officer of Magicpin. Bhatia did an internship at NUS School of Computing and worked on Computer Vision, specifically in detecting motion under water. The new experience and exposure he got made him realise that engineering was not just about going from point A to B -- there are open-ended problems as well.

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Meet Nipun Bhatia – the man whose algorithms power the pricing on Walmart.com Tue, 05 Dec 2017 08:05:00 +0800
NUS don plays Cupid by throwing parties /?id=2188:2017-nus-don-cupid /?id=2188:2017-nus-don-cupid Associate Professor Ben Leong has organised two parties for his former students to meet new people and shares with them dating and marriage tips. About 20 of his past and present students attended each of the parties, which had an even mix of men and women.

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NUS don plays Cupid by throwing parties Mon, 27 Nov 2017 08:05:00 +0800
Global top 20 in four subjects /?id=2189:2017-top-20-computer-science /?id=2189:2017-top-20-computer-science The latest Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by subject saw NUS ranked among the world's top 20 in four subjects -- Business and Economics; Computer Science; Engineering and Technology; and Physical Sciences. NUS Computer Science was ranked 13th in the world.

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Global top 20 in four subjects Mon, 27 Nov 2017 08:05:00 +0800
PSA, NUS to jointly develop engineering, ICT programmes for next generation of port industry professionals /?id=2186:2017-nus-psa-mou /?id=2186:2017-nus-psa-mou PSA corporation and NUS signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will see PSA develop curriculum and programmes with the NUS School of Computing and NUS Faculty of Engineering. The partnership aims to cultivate a new generation of engineering an infocomm technology (ICT) professionals to support the growth of the port industry.

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PSA, NUS to jointly develop engineering, ICT programmes for next generation of port industry professionals Fri, 24 Nov 2017 08:05:00 +0800
NUS honours 15 alumni for outstanding contributions to alma mater and society /?id=2185:2017-nus-alumni-awards /?id=2185:2017-nus-alumni-awards Computer Engineering alumnus Lucas Ngoo, with NUS alumni Marcus Tan and Quek Siu Rui, received the Outstanding Young Alumni Award as a team, the first time a team accolade has been presented at the university's biennial alumni awards.

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NUS honours 15 alumni for outstanding contributions to alma mater and society Thu, 23 Nov 2017 08:05:00 +0800
The Story of Jason Choo and 30 Hackathons /?id=2183:2017-jason-choo /?id=2183:2017-jason-choo NUS School of Computing alumnus Jason Choo's fire for hackathons and entrepreneurship was sparked during his university days, where he was introduced to booming startup ecosystems around the world that focused on bringing tech solutions to businesses. Choo has since participated in 30 hackathons since 2014 and is continuously joining more competitions to satisfy his insatiable thirst for learning about the latest technolgies and innovations across various industries.

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The Story of Jason Choo and 30 Hackathons Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:05:00 +0800
Fintech fever gets schools and training institutions abuzz /?id=2175:2017-fintech-fever /?id=2175:2017-fintech-fever Singapore universities have embraced changes brought by fintech as well. NUS School of Computing has introduced a new specialisation in financial technology as part of the school's Information Systems degree programme. It keeps students abreast of industry developments by collaborating with business organisations to develop fintech-related modules. This includes modules on blockchain and distributed ledger technologies as well as agile IT, which are co-developed with the IBM Center for Blockchain Innovation and Standard Chartered Bank, respectively.

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Fintech fever gets schools and training institutions abuzz Mon, 13 Nov 2017 08:05:00 +0800